Sault Ste. Marie, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,232 housing units in Sault Ste. Marie. This represents a 3.6% growth from 6,013 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,953 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 279 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sault Ste. Marie is about 61.9%. Sault Ste. Marie's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8%. Average household size is 2.28 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sault Ste. Marie were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom14.80%
Two Bedrooms31%
Three Bedrooms38.40%
Four Bedrooms10.70%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.44
Median year structure was built1949
Median Value of occupied units$67,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$66,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.04
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$386

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage4.90%
Home Equity Loan5.10%
Simple Mortgage45.80%
Debt Free43.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.3%